Guide to Greases

  • Synthetic Lithium Complex

    PCLI Grease product Grease thickener Color NLGI Base Oil Viscosity (cSt) 4 Ball EP (KG) Water wash out (%) Performance Spec / OEM Approval Min. op. temp. Max. op. temp. Applicable industry segments Suggested applications
    °C °F °C °F Fleet Gen. Man Mining Forestry Construction Steel mill Drilling Agriculture Power gen. Automotive
    PRECISION Synthetic Lithium Complex 1 130 250 8.0 GC-LB -40 -40 170 338 Centralized systems on HD mining equipment, high performance wheel bearings, pumpjacks, low temp/viscosity
    PRECISION Synthetic 220 Lithium Complex 2 220 315 7.2 GC-LB -35 -31 170 338 Centralized systems on HD mining and forestry equipment, high performance wheel bearings, pumpjacks, higher temp/viscosity
    PRECISION Synthetic EMB Lithium Complex 2 114 -40 -40 170 338 Electric motor bearings, high speed antifriction bearings, fans, generators, non EP product
    PRECISION Synthetic EP00 Lithium Complex 00 507 315 27.8 -40 -40 170 338 Truck/trailer wheel-end bearings, slow speed leaky gear boxes
    PRECISION Synthetic Heavy 1500 Lithium Complex 1.5 1495 315 4.8 -20 -4 170 338 Plain and rolling element bearings, low speed, heavy load, high temps
    PRECISION Synthetic Heavy 460 Lithium Complex 1 507 315 8.5 -30 -22 170 338 Paper machine bearings, heavily loaded, slow speed bearings
    PRECISION Synthetic Moly Lithium Complex 1 130 400 9.8 -40 -40 170 338 Formulated for shock loaded mobile equipment in mining, forestry and construction applications
  • Multi-Purpose Lithium and Lithium Complex

    PCLI Grease product Grease thickener Color NLGI Base Oil Viscosity (cSt) 4 Ball EP (KG) Water wash out (%) Performance Spec / OEM Approval Min. op. temp. Max. op. temp. Applicable industry segments Suggested applications
    °C °F °C °F Fleet Gen. Man Mining Forestry Construction Steel mill Drilling Agriculture Power gen. Automotive
    PRECISION XL EMB Lithium Complex 2 112 -25 -13 160 320 Electric motor bearings, high speed antifriction bearings, fans, generators, non EP product
    PRECISION XL EP00 Lithium 00 112 250 -35 -31 100 212 Centralized, on-board, truck chassis lubrication systems, gear drive lubricant for high visc., low temp mobility
    PRECISION XL EP000 Lithium 000 325 250 -25 -13 100 212 Low speed, leaky gear boxes, chain cases, bearings in centralized grease systems
    PRECISION XL EP1 Lithium Complex 1 220 315 8.5 GC-LB -25 -13 160 320 Heavy-duty and general-purpose bearings, low and high speed, wheel bearings, chassis points, steering linkages.
    Use EP1 for centralized lubrication systems serving both heavy-duty and general-purpose bearings and for colder temperatures
    PRECISION XL EP2 Lithium Complex 2 220 315 3.8 GC-LB -20 -4 160 320 Heavy-duty and general-purpose bearings, low and high speed, wheel bearings, chassis points, steering linkages.
    Use EP1 for centralized lubrication systems serving both heavy-duty and general-purpose bearings and for colder temperatures
    PRECISION XL Heavy Duty Lithium Complex 2 420 315 6.2 -10 14 160 320 Bearings subject to high load, shock loading, rolling mills
  • Lithium Moly

    PCLI Grease product Grease thickener Color NLGI Base Oil Viscosity (cSt) 4 Ball EP (KG) Water wash out (%) Performance Spec / OEM Approval Min. op. temp. Max. op. temp. Applicable industry segments Suggested applications
    °C °F °C °F Fleet Gen. Man Mining Forestry Construction Steel mill Drilling Agriculture Power gen. Automotive
    PRECISION XL 3 Moly Arctic Lithium 1 34 250 10.3 -45 -49 135 275 Heavy-duty mining and construction applications including ball mills, conveyor and crusher bearings, off-highway operations
    PRECISION XL 3 Moly EP1 Lithium 1 210 800 5.0 Bucyrus Int. SD 4711, 3% Moly -25 -13 135 275 Heavy-duty mining and construction applications including ball mills, conveyor and crusher bearings, off-highway operations
    PRECISION XL 3 Moly EP2 Lithium 2 403 800 1.0 Bucyrus Int. SD 4711, 3% Moly -15 5 135 275 Heavy-duty mining and construction applications including ball mills, conveyor and crusher bearings, off-highway operations
    PRECISION XL 5 Moly EP0 Lithium 0 133 620 13.5 Bucyrus Int. SD 4711, 5% Moly -50 -58 120 248 Designed for protection against vibration and shock loading, suitable for the lubrication requirements of Caterpillar lubricant specifications for 5130 (7TJ & 5ZL), 5230 (7LL) mining excavators and 994 (9YF) wheel loaders
    PRECISION XL 5 Moly EP1 Lithium 1 159 620 3.3 5% Moly -30 -22 135 275 Designed for protection against vibration and shock loading, suitable for the lubrication requirements of Caterpillar lubricant specifications for 5130 (7TJ & 5ZL), 5230 (7LL) mining excavators and 994 (9YF) wheel loaders
    PRECISION XL 5 Moly EP2 Lithium 2 204 620 3.5 5% Moly -25 -13 135 275 Designed for protection against vibration and shock loading, suitable for the lubrication requirements of Caterpillar lubricant specifications for 5130 (7TJ & 5ZL), 5230 (7LL) mining excavators and 994 (9YF) wheel loaders
  • Lithium General Purpose

    PCLI Grease product Grease thickener Color NLGI Base Oil Viscosity (cSt) 4 Ball EP (KG) Water wash out (%) Performance Spec / OEM Approval Min. op. temp. Max. op. temp. Applicable industry segments Suggested applications
    °C °F °C °F Fleet Gen. Man Mining Forestry Construction Steel mill Drilling Agriculture Power gen. Automotive
    PRECISION GENERAL PURPOSE EP1 Lithium 1 159 250 9.25 -30 -22 135 275 Centralized greasing systems, heavily loaded conveyor bearings, mobile equipment, high speed industrial bearings
    PRECISION GENERAL PURPOSE EP2 Lithium 2 159 250 3.8 LB -25 -13 135 275 Low to moderate speed bearings at moderate temperatures
    PRECISION GENERAL PURPOSE MOLY EP2 Lithium 2 159 315 1.8 1.5% solid lubricants -25 -13 135 275 Heavy-duty applications in industrial machinery or off-highway equipment where shock loading is encountered (graphite and moly)
    PRECISION XL Rail Curve Lithium 1 24 400 2.8 -50 -58 120 248 Track-side mechanical lubrication systems (Portec & Lincoln), on-board lubrication systems (Clicomatic), switches, switch plates, fish plates, joint bars, and other railway applications where graphite greases are recommended

  • Polyurea

    PCLI Grease product Grease thickener Color NLGI Base Oil Viscosity (cSt) 4 Ball EP (KG) Water wash out (%) Performance Spec / OEM Approval Min. op. temp. Max. op. temp. Applicable industry segments Suggested applications
    °C °F °C °F Fleet Gen. Man Mining Forestry Construction Steel mill Drilling Agriculture Power gen. Automotive
    PEERLESS Poly EMB Polyurea 2 110 GE D6A2C23, ASTMD3336 >750 hrs -30 -22 163 325 High-temp, long-life electric motor bearings, non EP product, high speed bearings
  • Calcium Sulfonate Greases

    PCLI Grease product Grease thickener Color NLGI Base Oil Viscosity (cSt) 4 Ball EP (KG) Water wash out (%) Performance Spec / OEM Approval Min. op. temp. Max. op. temp. Applicable industry segments Suggested applications
    °C °F °C °F Fleet Gen. Man Mining Forestry Construction Steel mill Drilling Agriculture Power gen. Automotive
    PEERLESS 3 MOLY 322 Calcium Sulfonate Complex 2 320 620 0.5 -15 5 170 338 Off-highway heavy-duty chassis, construction and mining equipment and industrial heavily loaded and low speed industrial bearings
    PEERLESS LLG Calcium Sulfonate Complex 2 100 500 1.5 GC-LB -20 -4 200 392 High temp, long life applications. Wheel bearings and automotive chassis, CV joints, ovens and kilns
    PEERLESS OG Plus Calcium Sulfonate Complex 2.5 78 500 0.1 -20 -4 163 325 Wet bearings for paper mills, pulp press roller bearings
    PEERLESS OG0 Calcium Sulfonate Complex 0 38 315 -35 -31 163 325 Central Lubricating systems, low temp applications, wet conditions
    PEERLESS OG1 Calcium Sulfonate Complex 1 53 400 2.8 GC-LB -30 -22 163 325 Central Lubricating systems, automotive chassis, low temp applications, wet conditions
    PEERLESS OG2 Calcium Sulfonate Complex 2 73 400 2.2 GC-LB -25 -13 163 325 Wheel bearings, automotive chassis, forklift mast slides, power shovel bucket pins, mining scoop trams, rock crushers, farming equipment, pulp press roller bearings, wet conditions
    PEERLESS OG2 Red Calcium Sulfonate Complex 2 73 500 2.8 GC-LB -25 -13 163 325 Wheel bearings, automotive chassis, forklift mast slides, power shovel bucket pins, mining scoop trams, rock crushers, farming equipment, pulp press roller bearings, wet conditions
    PEERLESS SVG102 Calcium Sulfonate Complex 1 80 620 1.5 -35 -31 163 325 Protection of valves against corrosion and deleterious effects of hydrogen sulphide, sour gas distribution, LPG and water injection systems
    PEERLESS XCG-FLEX Calcium Sulfonate Complex 1 329 500 1.5 AGMA CG-1 & CG-2 -20 -4 163 325 High-speed flexible couplings where severe centrifugal forces are generated, industrial couplings of the gear and flexible steel type
  • Multi- Purpose Aluminum Complex

    PCLI Grease product Grease thickener Color NLGI Base Oil Viscosity (cSt) 4 Ball EP (KG) Water wash out (%) Performance Spec / OEM Approval Min. op. temp. Max. op. temp. Applicable industry segments Suggested applications
    °C °F °C °F Fleet Gen. Man Mining Forestry Construction Steel mill Drilling Agriculture Power gen. Automotive
    Aluminum Complex 1 220 315 -25 -13 160 320 Heavy-duty truck components, wheel bearings, bushings, king pins, chassis
    Aluminum Complex 2 220 315 -20 -4 160 320 Heavy-duty truck components, wheel bearings, bushings, king pins, chassis
    Aluminum Complex 1 473 400 -25 -13 160 320 Same as EP2 but designed for pumpability and centralized lubrication systems
    Aluminum Complex 2 493 400 -20 -4 160 320 Off-highway vehicle chassis, wheel bearings. Ball mill conveyor and crusher bearings. Low speed gear couplings. Slab caster bearings
    Aluminum Complex 0 151 400 -40 -40 120 248 Cold weather usage for forestry and logging shovels, draglines, excavators, blasthole drills and tracked equipment, forestry and
    logging equipment
  • Drilling

    PCLI Grease product Grease thickener Color NLGI Base Oil Viscosity (cSt) 4 Ball EP (KG) Water wash out (%) Performance Spec / OEM Approval Min. op. temp. Max. op. temp. Applicable industry segments Suggested applications
    °C °F °C °F Fleet Gen. Man Mining Forestry Construction Steel mill Drilling Agriculture Power gen. Automotive
    Lithium API RP 5A3 -18 0 149 300 Protects the threads on casing, tubing connections and line pipe against galling during makeup and breakout
    Barium 3 163 315 -12 -10 135 275 Recommended for use on diamond drill rods to reduce friction between rods and rock strata
    Lithium 000 129 200 Ingersoll-Rand, Joy and Parts Headquarters -30 -22 100 212 Air operated rock drills and similar mining equipment
  • Open Gear Lubricants

    PCLI Grease product Grease thickener Color NLGI Base Oil Viscosity (cSt) 4 Ball EP (KG) Water wash out (%) Performance Spec / OEM Approval Min. op. temp. Max. op. temp. Applicable industry segments Suggested applications
    °C °F °C °F Fleet Gen. Man Mining Forestry Construction Steel mill Drilling Agriculture Power gen. Automotive
    4765 400 Foster Wheeler, Falk, Metso, FLS, Outotec Open gear applications, mill gears, ball mills, rod and sag mills, kilns, dryers
    Aluminum Complex 0 6489 800 CAT SD4713, P&H 464 OGL -5 23 60 140 Electric mining shovel hoist gear lubrication, high temp lubrication for sliding surfaces on large mining shovels
    Aluminum Complex 0 2181 620 CAT SD4713, P&H 464 OGL, Komatsu Slew Ring Gear -15 5 40 104 Moderate temperature performance to lubricate gears, open gears, bearings, rollers and sliding surfaces on large mining shovels
    Aluminum Complex 0/00 760 620 CAT SD4713, P&H 464 OGL, Komatsu Slew Ring Gear -40 -40 25 77 All season performance to lubricate gears, open gears, bearings, rollers and sliding surfaces on large mining shovels

  • Extreme High Temp

    PCLI Grease product Grease thickener Color NLGI Base Oil Viscosity (cSt) 4 Ball EP (KG) Water wash out (%) Performance Spec / OEM Approval Min. op. temp. Max. op. temp. Applicable industry segments Suggested applications
    °C °F °C °F Fleet Gen. Man Mining Forestry Construction Steel mill Drilling Agriculture Power gen. Automotive
    THERMEX Silica Gel 2 227 160 260+ 500+ Bearings in conveyor chain carriers of enameling ovens, in glass manufacture and very high temperature fan bearings. Product is designed to vaporize slowly, leaving little or no deposit